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Object Name: 
Fragment
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-178
Dimensions: 
Overall H: about 3.2 cm; Estimate Diam (max): about 12 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Fragment. Transparent pale greenish blue, with minute bubbles; decorated in reddish brown and orange. Blown; stained. Fragment of wall (Th. 0.15-0.2 cm), which is straight, but its orientation and angle have not been determined. Decorated on both sides. On outside, in reddish brown: outline of part of large motif with shallow lobes, containing row of short comma-like motifs and longer lines, both straight and curved; also very small part of second motif. On inside: patches of orange that fill lobed motif and overlap border of second motif. Although orange when viewed through glass, stain is deep reddish brown, with pale blue streak when viewed from inside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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